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# IN COURT

Last year
2022
Sheffield United striker Oli McBurnie denies assault in play-off defeat incident
The Scotland international entered a not guilty plea at Nottingham Magistrates’ Court.
All time
Fan who caused serious Tour de France crash goes on trial charged with endangering lives
The 31-year-old French woman, who went into hiding for four days after the incident, has told prosecutors of being ashamed at her ‘stupidity’.
Benjamin Mendy to go on trial in January accused of rape and sexual assault
The 27-year-old Manchester City player appeared in the dock at Chester Crown Court along with his co-accused today.
Grealish handed nine-month driving ban after crashing Range Rover during lockdown
The Aston Villa and England footballer pleaded guilty to two charges — including hitting two parked vehicles in March.
Cuba Gooding Jr. faces new charge in New York sex misconduct case
The new charge is contained in a sealed indictment.
Liverpool defender Lovren charged with perjury along with Croatian team-mate Modric
The 29-year-old has denied any wrongdoing, however.
Man charged with trying to drown Jack Russell by tying water drum to its neck
The 35-year-old appeared before a judge in Drogheda yesterday.
Man charged with the murder of Dublin woman Patricia O'Connor
Green told gardaí that he acted in self-defence.
Prosecutors call for Eto'o to get 10 years in jail for tax fraud allegations
The Cameroon star could also face a fine of €14.3m.
'Singing' priest and serial abuser Tony Walsh jailed for raping boy three times in 1980s
The judge said Walsh’s abuse of the victim had “plagued his life to date”.
Man accused of raping wife says someone used 'black magic' on their relationship
The 42-year-old accused said he had been “cursed” in his native country.
Woman says she felt "like a chained up animal" during father's abuse
The now 50-year-old man has since been diagnosed as a paedophile by a psychiatrist.
Passenger in stolen car recorded garda chase on Snapchat, court told
The driver of the Nissan Micra has been sentenced to 18 months, with the final 9 suspended.
Man who killed parents with axe found not guilty by reason of insanity
The jury of seven men and five women came back with unanimous verdicts on both counts.
Family of man who killed parents with axe sought psychiatric help for him, court hears
Julian Cuddihy pleaded not guilty by reason of insanity to the killing of his parents.
Man (29) charged in relation to murder of Gareth Hutch
Gareth Hutch was shot dead at the Avondale House flats in Dublin last week.
Teenage boy pleads guilty to sexually assaulting his half sister
The court heard the abuse stopped when the girl eventually confided in her parents, who confronted the boy.
Suspended sentence for 16-year-old who assaulted four women and teenage girl
The judge ordered him to complete the recovery programme in which he’s currently participating.
David Mahon threatened to stab stepson's girlfriend, court hears
David Mahon is accused of murdering his stepson, Dean Fitzpatrick, in May 2013.
12 times it all kicked off in Irish courts
UNREAL drama.
Man who was aged 15 when he abused child gets suspended sentence
The victim was aged ten or eleven at the time.
Michael Lowry will stand trial for tax offences
He will appear in court in March of next year.
Wayne Dundon lawyers say notorious criminal 'entitled to justice'
John and Wayne Dundon open appeals against their convictions this week in the Court of Appeal.
Suspended sentence for man who glassed ex-wife's new partner
The victim needed ten stitches to a facial wound and was left with a 2cm long hairline scar.
Man who raped sister with a screwdriver jailed for 11 years
The abuse began when the woman was just ten years old. The 33-year-old man was convicted earlier this year.
Two former Anglo officials have had their convictions quashed
Tiarnan O’Mahoney (56) and Bernard Daly (67) were handed prison sentences last year.
Ex-Anglo boss David Drumm has been granted bail on strict conditions
The former Anglo CEO arrived on a flight from the US early this morning.
Man accused of shaving head and taking weight loss pills to fake cancer
He appeared in court this week.
Court hears man accused of Kilkenny woman's murder had been 'freaking her out'
Security staff testified that the accused had been ‘hanging around’ the victim’s workplace.
Gardaí thank communities for help catching 54 drug dealers
The youngest arrested as part of the operation was just 15-years-old.
Father (71) jailed for six years for 'heinous' sexual abuse of three children
The children ranged in age between six and 15 years during the period of abuse.
Victim in horrific abuse case: "Some people had cereal for breakfast, I seemed to be molested for breakfast"
A 51-year-old Wicklow man is to be sentenced in February for raping and sexually assaulting two boys hundreds of times.
"She's out": Relief among supporters as ex-Anglo official freed from jail
The original sentence should not have been so severe, Mr Justice George Birmingham said today.
Dubliner found guilty of murdering man he found lying in his bed
The victim’s mother said there were no adequate words to describe the “pain, anger and despair” she felt.
Man described by FBI as world's "largest facilitator of child porn" told he will be extradited
The US authorities want him to face charges of conspiring to distribute and advertise child pornography.
Dundon brothers 'drip feeding' information about appeals to prosecutors
Appeals by the notorious criminal brothers have “dragged to a halt,” a lawyer for the DPP has claimed.
Brutal attack on Zimbabwean man by teens "depressing" says judge
Two 18-year-olds were captured on CCTV brutally beating the 57-year-old man.
Woman with Down syndrome could not consent to sex, court told
A man is accused of luring the woman back to his house and raping her after she became separated from her mother.
Stephen Cahoon found guilty of murdering pregnant mother-of-four
Today’s verdict at the Central Criminal Court comes after three trials over a period of six years.